Energy & Renewables News

  • EU Invests 444 Million in Key Energy Infrastructure

    Today (2/17) EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest 444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. The 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects are seen as contributing to achieving the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • BTU900 Economical 2 or 3 Gas Analyzer

    BTU900 Economical 2-3 Gas Analyzer - Residential Combustion Analyzer The NEW BTU900 Economical Residential Combustion Analyzer is the most advanced unit to meet the growing needs for Boiler & Burner Set-Ups, Servicing, & Maintenance.  Now available are field replaceable sensors for easy diagnostics and replacements to ...

  • First Food delivery trucks powered by food waste

    Within five years after sending their food waste to digesters instead of to landfill, the supermarket chain Waitrose in the UK has her trucks drive on clean and fossil free fuel, made from that same waste. CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) comes from a process of anaerobic digestion, which captures biomethane from the food waste. The biomethane is then compressed to be Bio-CNG for trucks. ...

  • Clarke Energy Passes Achilles with Flying Colours

    Achilles is the accreditation scheme that utilities companies and our customers such as United Utilities, Thames Water, Severn Trent use. Clarke Energy passed 100% in almost every category. The category’s assessed were Health and Safety, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Faraday Future Uses RainWise PortLog Station to Monitor Test Track

    Faraday Future, an emerging electric car company based in Los Angelas, California, uses a RainWise PortLog weather station to monitor the weather conditions in their 0-60 MPH acceleration video. Weather conditions can obviously make a huge difference in car racing and everyday driving. This is why RainWise weather stations are used in a wide range of applications, including vehicle testing ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Access Northeast pipeline to cost twice as much as projected, study says

    The cost of a new natural gas pipeline expansion project in New England could be more than double what pipeline sponsors say, according to a new report. The report, prepared by Cambridge-based Synapse Energy Economics, claims that the proposed Access Northeast pipeline project could cost consumers $6.6 billion, more than twice the $3.2 billion figure cited by developers. The report also claims ...

  • GE’s Gas Engine Technology provides cost-effective, grid-stability solution for Cameroon poultry hatchery

    Sold through Distributor Clarke Energy, GE’s Jenbacher J316 Gas Engine is an Economical Alternative to AGROCAM’s Backup Diesel Generator Solution Provides More Sustainable Supply of Electricity for the Customer and Cameroon AGROCAM, a leading poultry hatchery in the central African region, located in Douala, and a member company of the JS NOUTCHOGOUIN ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Smart Electricity Meters: Europe Emerges as Key Regional Market

    Regulation-fueled rollouts of smart electricity meters are driven by the potential to reduce non-technical losses for electricity utilities, improve billing accuracy, and effectively integrate renewable energy with smart meters. With these rollouts, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are emerging as key regional smart electricity meter markets ahead of North America, while Asia-Pacific ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Silver Spring Networks Announces Smart Grid Deployment with AEP Ohio

    Silver Spring Networks, Inc. recently announced its selection for an innovative networking deployment for the second phase of AEP Ohio's smart grid program. The Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) deployment has received regulatory approval from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) and will enable improved energy efficiency, increased grid reliability and provide better access to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • FPL Accelerates Major Solar Energy Development Projects

    Florida Power & Light Company, the largest generator of solar energy in Florida, recently announced the expansion of its near-term plans for new universal solar generation. FPL now plans to build new universal solar power plants at eight locations by early 2018 - comprising more than 2.5 million solar panels. "We have been working hard to drive down the costs of adding solar so we can deliver ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Innovative Communications System for

    The Isle of Wight is benefitting from an innovative system that has helped more generation to connect on the island whilst preventing it overloading the electricity network. The communications system used by one generator to connect to the Isle of Wight network, was the first of its kind to be installed on Scottish and Southern Electricity Network's (SSEN) electricity distribution network. By ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NO2 or not NO2, that is the question...

    If you’re looking for a chemiluminescent NOx (NO and NO2) analyser with “enhanced” NO2 measurement capability then look no further! ET are pleased to introduce the NEW T200P Photolytic NO2/NO/NOx Analyser with patented high efficiency Blue Light Converter (BLC), also known as a photolytic ...

  • ProMinent at the HANNOVER MESSE 2017

    From 24 to 28 April once again the HANNOVER MESSE is the linchpin for seven leading trade fairs – Industrial Automation, Motion, Drive & Automation, digital Factory, Energy ComVac, Industrial Supply and Research & Technology. ProMinent will be attending and presenting a new metering system and hydraulic and peristaltic pumps at the PUMP PLAZA in hall 15 on stand G43. On the PUMP ...

  • Advanced Energy Management Alliance: FERC Ruling Constitutes Win for Consumers in New York

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently issued an order eliminating a barrier to customer savings and better electricity system efficiency in New York. The order, announced on February 3rd, allows customers and companies to simultaneously participate in both state and federal programs that provide compensation for reducing energy usage in order to help alleviate different types of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Vital Aim for District Heating Treble

    Our 10-year partnership with Berkeley Homes and SSE on the Royal Arsenal Riverside development has resulted in a finalist spot on the H&V News Awards 2017 shortlist, which celebrates the best projects in the sustainable and renewable energy sector. Royal Arsenal Riverside has been shortlisted in the District Heating Project of the Year category, which we are proud to have won in both 2015 and ...


    By Vital Energi

  • California Energy Commission Adopts 2016 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update

    The California Energy Commission recently approved a major report assessing energy trends and issues facing the state's electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuel sectors. The 2016 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Update highlights the state's recent slate of legislative ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • H&V Shortlisting Puts Vital Energi in 7th Heaven

    The University of St Andrews’ £20m Guardbridge Biomass Energy Centre has proven popular with awards judges in the energy sector recently and following on from its victory at the Scottish Green Energy Awards we are delighted to announce it has been named as a finalist at the H&V News Awards 2017. The project has seen Vital Energi working in partnership with the University since ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Landis+Gyr`s Smart Meters to Power Ambitious Project in Spain

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has signed an order for the supply of more than 700,000 smart meters from Landis+Gyr, which was also chosen to provide a total of 1.5 million devices over the past six years. The newly ordered smart meters are of the latest generation and will be installed within the scope of the final phase of the STAR mass rollout, starting in 2017. By December 2018, IBERDROLA ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Western lawmakers vow to increase state renewable energy portfolios

    With President Donald Trump vows to revitalize America’s fossil fuel industry, Western lawmakers are making good on promises to increase their reliance on renewable energy and limit greenhouse gas emissions. With President Donald Trump vows to revitalize America’s fossil fuel industry, Western lawmakers are making good on promises to increase their reliance on renewable energy and ...

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